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JISD Mourns Loss of sophomore, Chase Sandlin

Posted Date: 06/21/2021

Please join us in remembering Jefferson High School sophomore, Chase Sandlin, after his untimely passing. Chase was a great kid who loved the outdoors. He will be greatly missed.

At the request of his parents, we are sharing his final message in hopes it may encourage others in need to seek help and to heighten awareness of family and friends.

A memorial service will be held for Chase at Meadowbrook Funeral Home in Marshall, TX on Thursday, June 24th at 2:00pm. Anyone who would like to contribute to the cost of the service and other associated costs are asked to contact Meadowbrook Funeral Home (903)-935-2019.

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If you or someone you know needs help, please do not hesitate to call the 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or visit


Statement from JISD Superintendent Rob Barnwell:

I am very saddened by the loss of our Jefferson High student, Chase Sandlin. Our hearts hurt now as we grieve, and his absence will be felt in the classrooms and hallways when the students start back to school this fall.  I encourage everyone to pray for Chase’s family and closest friends. They need all the support that can be provided at this time. May God bless the Sandlin family and bring them solace in this time of pain.

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